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So-called progressives are angry Biden ended a policy that allowed schools to discriminate against trans students

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Protestors at a rally against the transgender bathroom rights repeal, 2017. Photo: Mark Makela/Getty Images


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I felt numb at first, but the wisdom of someone 20 years my junior finally brought me to tears

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Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman prepares to speak at the inauguration of President Joe Biden. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images


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Just as we’ve been doing the bulk of the childcare

A woman pushes an elderly woman in a wheelchair across a sidewalk.
A woman pushes an elderly woman in a wheelchair across a sidewalk.
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As women are being forced out of the workforce, Andrew Yang needs to give credit where it’s due: to his wife

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Andrew Yang addresses the virtual 2020 Democratic National Convention. Photo: DNCC via Getty Images


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Activists have known for years that far-right online chatter can turn into real-world violence

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Photo: Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images


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Now more than ever, we need to embrace giving a shit about other people

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Meghan McCain on “The View.” Photo: Lou Rocco/ABC/Getty Images


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Social media may feel like some women’s only route to justice

Close up of a teenager using her smartphone. Her face is obscured by her phone.
Close up of a teenager using her smartphone. Her face is obscured by her phone.
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If we want women to stop pushing dangerous ideas online, we need to understand why they believe this bullshit

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A “Save the Children” rally meant to decry human trafficking and pedophilia, linked to social media accounts promoting the QAnon conspiracy. Photo: Stephen Maturen/Getty Images


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The same people mad about the gender breakdown didn’t seem to mind when we had all-male leadership

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Symone Sanders, the senior adviser to Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, speaks to the media after the eighth Democratic primary debate. Photo: Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images


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Not just during the pandemic, but forever

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Photo: Mariana Alija/Getty Images

About

Jessica Valenti

Feminist author & columnist. Native NYer, pasta enthusiast.

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